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A patient who attends a hospital for treatment without staying there overnight:[as modifier] ‘an outpatient clinic’
- ‘It can be performed in an outpatients clinic, allowing patients to return home the same day.’
- ‘These treatments can be performed at an outpatients clinic and do not usually require an anaesthetic.’
- ‘He also told the meeting how there was scope to expand facilities at the hospital - both in outpatients and the range of surgery carried out.’
- ‘An inpatient survey was held last January but this year outpatients and casualty patients are being including for the first time.’
- ‘A charitable hospital provides free treatment to 800 outpatients at any given point of time.’
- ‘And in my normal outpatients clinic, most people arrive, clutching the hand of a loved one and then sit, chewing lips and fidgeting.’
- ‘On Wednesday, she provided acupuncture treatment for outpatients.’
- ‘Of course they will because this is the approximate proportion that attend as outpatients and day cases at any acute general hospital.’
- ‘There are 30 beds and about 300 patients avail the services of the hospital through the outpatients wing.’
- ‘We enter through what was once the busiest part of the hospital building, the outpatients department.’
- ‘All women were outpatients attending six general medicine clinics from April to December 1998.’
- ‘In 2001 he restored free basic healthcare, and the number of hospital outpatients almost doubled.’
- ‘There was no difference in success or complication rate between hospitalized patients and outpatients.’
- ‘While most patients can be treated as outpatients, some need hospital care.’
- ‘It showed about 100 patients waiting at the outpatient clinic, most of them elderly.’
- ‘Many children receive chemotherapy on an outpatient basis at a clinic or hospital.’
- ‘The patients attended the outpatient clinic every three or four months as part of routine follow up.’
- ‘The hospital authorities must know the number of staff on each shift and the average number of outpatients attending clinics.’
- ‘All treatment is carried out in an outpatient clinic and you will not have to stay in hospital.’
- ‘This included an exhausting half hour walk from a nearby parking space to the reception area and thence to the outpatient clinic.’
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